Every installation begins with an optional pre-install media check and
includes a hardware check.
Insert the installation DVD into the tray. Then restart or power
on the server so that it boots from the DVD.
You see messages as the pre-install script runs. When the
pre-install script ends, the DVD Found screen opens.
In the DVD Found
screen, you have the option to perform a media check to
verify the integrity of the DVD.
You want to check the media.
NOTE that the media check can
take up to an hour. If the media check for the Controller passes, you can
safely skip the media check when you install the Members.
Yes to begin the verification of
the media integrity.
If the media check passes, select
OK. Continue to Step 3.
If the media check fails, the DVD is ejected and the
installation terminates. Contact your support provider for assistance.
You want to skip the media check.
A message displays at the bottom of the monitor:
Running the Cisco Unified Communications 8.0
system installer. Please Wait...
Then the Product Deployment Selection screen opens.
Proceed to Step 3.
Product Deployment Selection
screen states that the Cisco Unified Intelligence Center
product will be installed. This screen has only one
OK to open the Proceed with Install screen.
Clicking OK initiates a check for hard drive sanity, during which
the installation checks for a supported hardware platform with the correct
number of disks.
A successful hardware check opens the Proceed with Install screen.
If the server hardware is unsupported, a message is displayed
indicating that the installation cannot proceed, and the installation halts. If
you require assistance understanding the message, write it down to facilitate
your conversation with your support provider. Refer to the
Cisco Unified Intelligence Center Bill of Materials for
details on supported hardware.
The Proceed with Install screen shows the
version of the product that is currently on the hard drive (if any) and the
version of the product that is on the DVD. For the initial installation, the
version on the hard drive shows NONE.
Yes at the Proceed with Install screen to
open the Platform Installation Wizard screen.
Platform Installation Wizard screen, select
Proceed to open the Apply Patch screen.
at the Apply Patch screen. You do not apply patches from
the Installation wizard. Refer to
Chapter 8 - Upgrades and
migrations for instructions on upgrading Unified IC software with
Engineering Specials, Minor Releases, and Maintenance Releases.
Your selection of No opens the Basic Install screen.
If you select Yes by mistake and open the Apply Patch screen,
Choose one of the following options:
To enter your configuration information manually and have the installation program install the configured software on the server, choose Proceed and continue with this procedure
To do any of the following tasks, choose Skip and continue with the Entering Preexisting Configuration Information procedure:
Manually configure the software that is preinstalled on your server - In this case you do not need to install the software, but you must configure the preinstalled software.
Perform an unattended installation - In this case, you provide preexisting configuration information on a USB key or floppy disk.
Install the software before manually configuring it - In this case the installation program installs the software, then prompts you to configure it manually. You can choose Skip if you want to preinstall the application on all your servers first and then enter information at a later time. This method might cause you to spend more time performing the installation than the other methods.
Continue at the Basic Install screen to enter
the configuration screens.
Enter pre existing configuration information
Start here if you have a server that has the product preinstalled or if you chose Skip in the Platform Installation Wizard window.
After the system restarts, the Preexisting Installation Configuration window displays.
If you have pre existing configuration information (Created by Answer File Generator) in a floppy disc or a USB key, insert the disc or the USB key now and choose Continue. The installation wizard will read the configuration information during the installation process.
If a popup window states that the system detected new hardware, press any key and then choose Install from the next window.
The Platform Installation Wizard window displays.
To continue with the Platform Installation Wizard, choose Proceed
In the Basic Install window, choose Continue. Continue with the "Configure basic install" section.
Configure Basic Install
The Basic Install launches a series of screens that present questions
and options pertinent to the platform and the setup configuration. There is
online help for each wizard screen.
You can change many of the basic installation configuration
settings after the installation using the Set commands in the Command Line
Interface (CLI). The CLI is documented in the
Administration Console User Guide for Cisco Unified
The first Basic Install wizard screen is Timezone Configuration.
Timezone Configuration screen:
Use the down arrow to select the local timezone that most
closely matches where your server is located. You can also type the initial
character of the timezone to move to that item in the list. The timezone field
is based on country/city and is mandatory. Setting it incorrectly can affect
Use the same timezone for all nodes.
OK to open the Auto Negotiation
Auto Negotiation Configuration screen, select
whether or not you want to use automatic negotiation for the settings of the
Ethernet network interface card (NIC).
You want to disable auto-negotiation and specify NIC
speed and duplex settings.
No to open the NIC Speed and
Duplex Configuration screen, where you can manually configure the settings.
Proceed to Step 3.
The ethernet network interface card (NIC) attached to
your hub or Ethernet switch supports automatic negotiation.
Yes to open the MTU Configuration
Proceed to Step 4.
NIC Speed and Duplex Configuration screen,
configure settings as follows:
Specify the speed of the Network Interface (NIC) card in
megabits per second. Speed options are
Specify the duplex setting of the server NIC. Options are
OK to open the MTU Configuration screen.
MTU Configuration screen, select
No to keep the default setting for Maximum
Transmission Units (1500). If you do not accept the default and configure the
MTU size incorrectly, your network performance can be affected.
Your selection of No opens the DHCP Configuration screen.
No to open the Static Network Configuration
Static Network Configuration screen, enter
static network configuration values as follows, referring to the
Worksheet if necessary:
OK to open the Domain Name System (DNS)
Client Configuration screen.